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Entry Level Cyber Security

Entry Level Cyber Security Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $132,000 $11,000 $2,538 $63
75th Percentile $83,500 $6,958 $1,605 $40
Average $72,964 $6,080 $1,403 $35
25th Percentile $44,500 $3,708 $855 $21
$22,000 - $32,499
6% of jobs
$32,500 - $42,999
12% of jobs
$44,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$43,000 - $53,499
16% of jobs
$53,500 - $63,999
13% of jobs
The average salary is $72,964 a year
$64,000 - $74,499
18% of jobs
$83,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$74,500 - $84,999
13% of jobs
$85,000 - $95,499
3% of jobs
$95,500 - $105,999
3% of jobs
$106,000 - $116,499
2% of jobs
$116,500 - $126,999
2% of jobs
$132,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$127,000 - $137,500
8% of jobs

National Average

$22,000 $72,964/year $35/hour $137,500
Entry Level Cyber Security Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$72,964
$6,080
$1,403
$35
Chicago, IL
$74,692
$6,224
$1,436
$36

As of Nov 26, 2020, the average annual pay for an Entry Level Cyber Security in the United States is $72,964 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $35.08 an hour. This is the equivalent of $1,403/week or $6,080/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $137,500 and as low as $22,000, the majority of Entry Level Cyber Security salaries currently range between $44,500 (25th percentile) to $83,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $132,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for an Entry Level Cyber Security varies greatly (by as much as $39,000), which suggests there may be many opportunities for advancement and increased pay based on skill level, location and years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Entry Level Cyber Security job market in both Chicago, IL and the surrounding area is very active. An Entry Level Cyber Security in your area makes on average $74,692 per year, or $1,728 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $72,964. ranks number 1 out of 50 states nationwide for Entry Level Cyber Security salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Entry Level Cyber Security jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Entry Level Cyber Security Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for an Entry Level Cyber Security job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Francisco, CA, with Fremont, CA and San Jose, CA close behind in the second and third positions. San Jose, CA beats the national average by $12,185 (15.4%), and San Francisco, CA furthers that trend with another $18,058 (22.0%) above the $72,964 average.

Importantly, San Francisco, CA has a moderately active Entry Level Cyber Security job market with only a few companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as an Entry Level Cyber Security appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 10% between San Francisco, CA and Jackson, WY, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for an Entry Level Cyber Security role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Francisco, CA$91,023$7,585$1,750$43.76
Fremont, CA$87,320$7,277$1,679$41.98
San Jose, CA$85,149$7,096$1,637$40.94
Oakland, CA$84,208$7,017$1,619$40.48
Tanaina, AK$83,944$6,995$1,614$40.36
Wasilla, AK$83,943$6,995$1,614$40.36
Waltham, MA$83,331$6,944$1,603$40.06
Sunnyvale, CA$82,587$6,882$1,588$39.71
Hayward, CA$82,444$6,870$1,585$39.64
Jackson, WY$82,098$6,842$1,579$39.47
About Our Data
ZipRecruiter salary estimates, histograms, trends and comparisons are derived from both employer job postings and third party data sources.
Data used to develop this report includes ADP data. ADP is an exclusive provider of employee payroll data for ZipRecruiter.

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